The time has come for men to “lean in” and become full partners for increasing diversity in leadership in our corporations.
This requires moving beyond creating initiatives that become window dressing to proactive leadership actions that drive real culture change.
While we would probably all agree we’ve made progress relative to diversity and inclusion in the workplace, the facts stand as a reminder that we still have a long way to go. Today women earn more college degrees than men, and within the next decade, Caucasians will become a minority in the United States.
White men are promoted at significantly higher rates than women and ethnically diverse talent. Articles, papers, and studies continuously espouse the benefits of diversity in our workforce.